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If you are moving/changing your address, please notify the Parish Office so we can keep our records up-to-date. If you are changing your phone number because you are using a cellular phone and/or forgoing your land phone, the Parish Office would also like that information. Please click here or call us at 703-221-4044, ext. 222. Thank you.

Upcoming Parish Events

Annual Parish Labor Day Picnic

September 2nd 

Annual Parish Labor Day Picnic (located on the Homepage under the Upcoming Events) – Our annual Labor Day Picnic will be held on Monday, September 2nd at Locust Shade Park from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 12:00 p.m.  Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided.  A sign-up poster for family food donations will be available in the vestibule on the weekends of August 18th and 25th.  Please plan to join us for our family day of fun and good food.  The picnic will be held rain or shine.  If it must be cancelled due to extreme conditions, the cancellation will be posted on the parish website.

Virtus Session

September 8th

St. Francis of Assisi will be hosting a Virtus Session on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Dining Facility.  To attend this session, you must please pre-register by going to

Mass for Jubilarians

Registration is due no later than
September 27th

Mass for Jubilarians: Are you celebrating your Silver or Golden Marriage Jubilee this year?  Were you married in1969 or 1994?  Then please contact the Parish Office to make sure that you are registered for the “2019 Mass for Jubilarians.”  This Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge at 2:30 p.m. on October 13th at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington, VA.  The Parish Office must submit all registrations to the Office for Family Life as soon as possible.  Registrations forms are available in the vestibule of the Church or click here.  Please contact Chanel Marquis in the parish office with any questions.  Do not delay.  Registration is due no later than Friday, September 27th.

Baptismal Prep Class

September 8th
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Our next class will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.

Please call the parish office to register at 703-221-4044.

Altar Server Training

September 14th
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Altar Server training will be on Saturday, September 14th from 3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. in the Church.  3rd grade and older boys and girls are eligible.

Please contact Norm Litterini with any questions.

Lector Training

September 28th
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

There will be lector training on September 28th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room with practice in the Church for those who desire it.  All new and continuing lectors are welcome.

For further information, please contact Pequitte Schwerin.

2019-2020 Religious Education Registration is Now Open!

 Please click here

New Parishioner Welcome Sunday

September 8th
10:15 a.m.

To all New Parishioners…Welcome Home!  Please come enjoy coffee and donuts with the Friars and some of the leaders of the parish on September 8th at 10:15 a.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.  There will be a brief presentation about the various activities and ministries of the parish and an opportunity to ask questions and settle into your new home.

Join Scouting Night

September 17th
7:00 p.m.

– St. Francis of Assisi’s Cub Scout Pack 1385 invites YOU to join Cub Scouting.  Cub Scouts is open to boys in 1st-5th grades.  The Join Scouting Night will be held on Tuesday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center Dining Hall.

Questions?  Please click here.


October 2nd
7:30 pm

If you or someone you know is considering being initiated into the Roman Catholic faith, please make plans to attend our first RCIA meeting on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:30 pm in the St. Catherine Room.  It will be a great opportunity to discover more details about the program and ask questions.

You may also contact Friar Henry Fulmer.

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